Table 1: List of selected genes highly expressed in MSCs harvested at high cell confluence (>90%).

Abbr.*Full nameFCAdjusted
-value
Biological functionGene ontology category

PTGESProstaglandin E synthase2.40<1.00 Involved in TP53-induced apoptosis and acute inflammatory responses [16] GO:0006693_prostaglandin metabolic process
GO:0007165_signal transduction

ULBP1UL16 binding protein2.01<1.00 Associated with NKG2D-mediated immunity [18]GO:0019882_antigen processing and
presentation
GO:0050776_regulation of immune
response

Abbr.: abbreviation.
Fold change (FC) is for comparison between MSCs harvested at high cell confluence (~90%) and at low cell confluence (~50%). Positive values indicate higher expression in MSCs harvested at high cell density.